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be in. two more acts will be leaving the competition. that will leave us with your top 6. who is it going to be? that's up to you america. also, last year's "x factor" runner up, josh krajcik, and the amazing alicia keys. that's all tomorrow night at 8:00, 7:00 central. stay tuned for your local news. from all of us here at "the x factor," good night, everyone. s. >>> storm clouds gather beneath tonight's full mune. the first storm moved through today and a bigger storm can coming up. >> we are on storm watch as the bay area braces for the next wave of rain. the next series of storms is forecasted to be much stronger than today. bill martin is tracking the next storm's arrival. we begin in the south bay with. >>> it was a windy day here, so much that the wind toppled this tree. this is just some of the mess left behind. >> reporter: it's a muddy walk from the door to the driveway at this family's home in san jose. the remodel is going to stay like this. >> it's pushed things back. hauling things out, he couldn't bring in a tractor because there was so much mud. >> reporter: th
of the dead and honors those no longer with us including loved ones and ancestors. amber lee is with us to show us the roots of this tradition. >> reporter: we're live where people have set up altars like this one. but the main attraction is the annual procession through the streets of the mission. all eyes were drawn to the aztec dancers and their colorful head gear witnessed by hundreds in the procession many with candles. the spirit of ancestors come to visit once a year on this day. >> i'm teeling -- feeling very happy and feel great to showcase our culture. >> they have the food and drink that they love and things like that to honor the dead. >> reporter: this woman told us the tradition of face paint appealed to her as she honored her friend robert yagey killed in a bicycling accident years ago. >> i love that people come together to make art in the name of someone they love to create something beautiful, you know when things are seemingly falling apart. >> reporter: this woman built an altar if her late son-in-law and deceased family members. >> this is like bringing them back
'm julie haener. police tell us, thanksgiving eve is one of the biggest party nights of the year. some refer to it as blackout wednesday. some officials say it is second only to new years for drunk driving violations. leave in petaluma, he found college students getting together for cocktails, and police getting together for a busy night. >> reporter: you can see behind me on this blackout wednesday, people are already out having a good time. we have a long ways to go. police are just hoping people don't party too much. >> these college age women are home for thanksgiving and are catching out over a drink called a swamp water. >> just back in town and hanging out. >> just a good feeling to come home. petaluma is a good town to come home to. >> the bars are just packed. i don't know why everyone wants to drink so much a night before eating a bunch of turkey. >> reporter: sometimes, the celebrations go too far. this was the scene two years ago. >> we had problems with bars overserving. young people, fights. you know, dui's. >> reporter: extra officers will be on the street tonight. polic
bill martin is going to set the time line. but we begin with debora villalon who tells us truck drivers may have to find other routes. >> reporter: as rain is going to start out, wind will be a bigger problem than rain to start out. and in some of the bay area bridges wind can be a big hazard. behind this big rig, this offer knows it's not going to be such a smooth drive. >> if the wind becomes too substantial, and if it's causing vehicles to topple over or that's a concern then the bridge will be shut down for big riggs and high profile vehicles. >> in storms like this we do expect there to be some power outages. >> reporter: pg & e also bracing, bringing winds down before winds do it. still crews can't get every branch so a flashlight with fresh batteries should be a must. creeks are way downright now. still sandbags are at the ready and san anselmo is sending out alerts. >> i think my first teammate is coming in 24 hours ago. >> they're pretty secure here, they're not going to go over. >> reporter: it might be a time to baton down the christmas decorations so they're not wrecked by t
. and amber lee is going to show us why the morning commute is going to be a mess but we begin with jana katsuyama with where the heaviest rain has been falling so far. >> reporter: it's been a downpour here. crews have been here trying to clear out the leaves and the debris from low lying areas and we are on third street where you can see the road dips down. that's the area where police are concerned about. they're expecting for a lot of rain to fill this area. water has already saturated the ground and more rain keeps falling. >> during intense rainfalls it rises rapidly. >> reporter: fire officials say people should be weary of streams and rivers as well as pooling water and flooding. >> if you find standing water and you cannot tell how deep it is do not drive through it. it doesn't take a lot of water to either move a vehicle or float a vehicle. >> reporter: tonight just a small pile of sand remains at the municipal yard. trash cans strategically marked and placed around the move to catch any leaks from heavy rain. in heelsburg rain fell on the russian river where rain is expected
a home in a neighborhood of million dollars homes. amber lee is live now to tell us what happened. >> reporter: investigators are still on scene making sure there are no flair ups. the fire started here and spread next door. the fire broke out around 7:00 tonight on firmwood. neighbors told me dinner was interrupted by the smell of fire. they initially thought it was someone's fireplace that is until they looked outside. >> this house was on fire like i've never seen before. it was the most frightening thing i had ever seen. it was unbelievable how hot and bright it was. i could feel the intensity on my face. it was out of control. >> reporter: fire crews said when they arrived the home was fully engulfed in flames. the assistant fire chief tells us the house was unoccupied and currently under construction. making it hard for firefighters to go in. >> to protect our members, there were no people, only property, we fought it from outside to protect our people. >> reporter: neighbors tell us they suspect roofers caused the fire. >> they were working on the roof, they were using a bi
't even know he was missing. amber lee tells us how police found this little boy. >> reporter: police tell us they used every resource available to find this little 11-year-old boy. he was found near palocita school at 11:00 p.m.. we went to the home of the boy. while we were speaking to the family, police called to tell us that the boy had been found and that they were trying to locate the father. when we told police we were with the family they asked us to let us know he was safe. >> police just found him. >> really. >> they just found him and they are going to call you any minute now. >> hello. >> mr. ren handed the phone to his stepson when detectives called because he doesn't speak english. >> hi, hi. okay where? >> reporter: in mandarin, the father thanks police. the boy's stepbrother says he is relieved. >> very happy right now. >> we caught up with father and son after they were reunited with each other. >> how are you doing? >> good. >> where did you go? >> to my friend's house. >> reporter: ren told us that he went to a different friend's home. and that he didn't want to call his
have live team coverage for you tonight. mark has been tracking this latest sim em all day for us but we first go to jade hernandez live in castro valley. >> reporter: it has been raining steadily for quite sometime. minutes ago there was a downpour and it tapered off. we are along stanton avenue and you can see traffic [ inaudible ]. we are been driving all over. why don't you take a look at this. we've been finding pockets of rain coming down pretty hard. [ inaudible ] >> this weather is real slow. >> it can't be real bad. you can come over here and watch the rain and hang out the fellas and get your hair cut. it is all good. >> these are pictures that we took earlier in the day in a soggy san rafael as you can see here. we'll have much more on this rainy weather when we check in with our meteorologist mark. >>> despite the rainy weather, holiday travel and people flying in and out of airports are experiencing minor delays. oakland and san jose have gate holds or arrival delays of 15 minutes or less and san francisco is also running smoothly tonight but about 10% of flights have
the battalion chief and told us many of those sent to the hospital have just been released. that's within the last few minutes. a gas representative is still checking all of the apartments in that duplex right behind me with the lights off. now the san francisco fire department says 11 people were transported to the hospital after the adults, there were eight adults, three children registered for high levels of carbon monoxide in their bloodstream. now a dispatcher received the call about 7:00 after hearing a carbon monoxide alarm sounding. >> basically we got a knock on the door from our neighbors and told us there was a carbon monoxide leak in the house. when we got out there was a fire truck and a lot of ambulances up and down the street. >> reporter: now some symptoms of the carbon monoxide poisoning, some of the residents had headaches and scratchy throughouts. the battalion chief is common cause is a faulty heater or stove. right now they still don't know the cause of this leak tonight. they till tell me the family called 911 and was able to get out of the house. a pg &e official is
three hours earlier this year. at toys are us, there were deals at 8:00 p.m. >> we like the toys and markers and stuff like that. >> there is a train set we want for my kids. >> thanksgiving day is becoming a bargain hunter's holiday, sears opened its doors, people in oakland lining up at 4:30 to get fifty inch televisions for $300. in dublin there were lines and people hoping to get laptops for $180 and that is men recognized each other from last year. >> we said we will set up our tents and try to get deals. >> we have coffee and tea and everything. >> according to the national retail federation, stores depend on holiday sales for 25 to 40% of their annual revenue. spending is expected to be up 4.1% this year and some shoppers say they like the convenience of the longer hours. >> it adds an extra day and it helps out. >> i think i like to it have it on thanksgiving so now i can plan more. after this i need to go to the other malls and then tomorrow i need to plan for costco. >>> target and many other stores are staying open tonight through friday evening and judging by how full
to use alternate points. if you are heading to san francisco, you will pretty much be diverted off. there is no estimated time at this point for any re-opening, but we'll continue to follow this and have more as it develops. >>> in other news tonight police arrested 42 people at a house party in san josi and did that they described as an army of officers to do it. eric rasmussen is live at police headquarters where he heard from police and part- goers who just got out of jail. >> reporter: maureen for their part police say they had bottles thrown at them. one officer was hurt badly enough he had to go to the hospital, but tonight some of those people at the house party told us that they are the victims. showing off bruises and rubber bullets. >> they forget their evidence. >> reporter: a few of the 42 people arrested by san josi police friday night took us inside the scene of a 22nd birthday party that now looks more like a war-zone. >> there was a knock on the door and says everybody needs to come out. no one would come out. >> reporter: this man didn't want to show his face and
that police were looking for a hit-and-run driver. the cyclist told us he suffered a major concussion. he also lost his bike, which he says was stuck to the front of the vehicle. the damaged bike was later found. police say the woman apologized, but is being charged with felony hit-and- run. her name still hasn't been released. >>> more problems tonight for toyota. the company is recalling hundreds of thousands of prius hybrids. many prius owners are just now hearing about this recall. >> reporter: frank, many toyota customers told us they bought a prius because of its gas mileage and dependability. tonight, school teacher marian mark drove her 2007 prius to the downtown toyota of oakland dealership to get her tires checked. she told us she wasn't aware of the latest recall. >> if there's a recall, i'm glad they're being honest and hoping to fix it. >> reporter: toyota is voluntarily recalling 600,000 priuses in the u.s. the 2004 through 2009 models. the problem is a potentially defective steering wheel. of the same cars, 300,000 may also have a faulty water pump that may cause the prius to st
. >> reporter: johnson told us where he would like to see police focus patrols. jackson put jerry brown on the spot asking for help to stop the violence. >> he said he would do it and it's happening tonight. so we're thankful for all that we can get. >> yeah, we're being robbed. >> reporter: this woman says she's operated a beauty shop in east oakland for 20 years. >> we really need it, we really need it. best thing to ever happen. >> reporter: in the past these extra patrols usually take place on the weekends. bishop jackson tells us crime spikes wednesday through sunday and that's when most officers are needed. amber lee, ktvu news. >>> ahead in 15 minutes the outpouring of support for an oakland shopkeeper gunned down in a robbery last night. how family members hoped to find their killer. >>> police credit a tactical units for getting six guns off the street. officers say one man had two guns, the special tactical unit is designed to suppress violence. >>> california parol agents say they arrested 85 sex offenders during the annual halloween sweep known as operation boo. the arrest
in boston, where he will win, concede, or continue to wait, with all the rest of us. reporting live in boston, rita williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> more details now, the national polls show a very tight race. an average of 8 polls shows president obama at 48.8%, and mitt romney at 48.1%. keep in mind, it is the electoral college that will determine the winner. >> volunteers are working to get out the vote in battleground states. the lines are buzzing with volunteers at phone banks dialing out of state area codes. >> reporter: frank, tomorrow morning in church meeting room will become a polling place. while it was quiet tonight, we saw last minute voting activities going at full speed. volunteers for the president worked the phones tonight in walnut creek. they're calling republicans, independents, and undecided voters in battleground states. >> you are in a very, very important state. you're in nevada. >> reporter: the mood and message differ from four years ago. hope and change now translate to stay the course, and finishing what the president started. volunteers say the work is
. >> we want you to succeed. let's challenge ourselves to find the common ground that has eluded us. let's rise above the dysfunction and do the right thing together for our country. >> reporter: but can the speaker make deals with the white house and still satisfy tea party republicans. >> i'm not sure i see that changing over the next few years. >> reporter: usf political analyst, david latterman says republicans are at a cross roads. either continue to stone call -- >> or do they get the message that a lot of people don't want that, and there is room for compromise, and they do come to some accommodation on a couple things. >> reporter: diana feinstein says there's hope. >> we have to find some ways to use that word, which some are disdainful of berks you which i see in an enormously confident sense, and that word is compromise. >> this isn't something that i'm going drawing lining in the sand. he's not going to draw any lines in the sand, i don't believe. >> reporter: compromise may be what voters want, but republicans may be seeming to decide if compromise not only works for the cou
valley mobile-home park in pacheco. firefighters got the call just after 11:00 a.m.. neighbors used whatever they could to try to help. >> that tree right there, if they hadn't watered that down, it would have come over and got my home. >> reporter: no one was inside at the time, but next door neighborhood penny kirby who says the woman who lived there with her son lost everything. >> he i went oh, my god, you know? she has been here, maybe ten years. she has lost her husband, you know and now her home. it's like oh, i feel so, so sorry for her. >> reporter: to give you an idea of the intensity of the fire, right next door we can show you where the side of the cooler was actually bubbling from the heat. three engineer companies with the contra costa county fire protection district arrived in minutes and kept the flames from spreading to other homes, but firefighters acknowledged that they will soon have to do more with less. department plans to close four stations in january after voters said no to a new parcel tax designed to fill a $16 million budget hole. >> a couple of the un
as well as community activists. the message stop the war in gaza and end u.s. support of israel. >> i'm here because i've seen this too many times before with israel the aggressor against the palestinian people. >> i think there's been a false demonstration that israel is retaliating. in fact, already there are far more palestinian casuals than there are israeli. >> reporter: proisrael groups staged a counter protest. >> i am here because i was in israel in 2009 when the rockets first hit. and then it was really, really horrible. >> the jewish community does not want to see this escalate into a full out war but israel has a right to defend its citizens. >> reporter: the san francisco police department had a lot of extra barricades on hand as well as nearly 20 officers on scene just in case. the protest lasted about 90 minutes during the evening rush hour and ended with no injuries and no arrests. in san francisco, cara liu, channel 2 news. >>> a veteran correspondent who is in the middle east says it feels like war. bombs sounded like thunder in gaza city tonight. israel has launched
at this hour. and the highway patrol tells us again that every time it rains, slow down. live in novato, ken wayne. >>> moisture has been pushing on shore all day. but the dynamics are just now arriving. you saw ken wayne in the frontal system. the main dynamics, the main rain but it's heading out. first thing we point out is all the moisture. it's been wet all day. the dynamics are now just reaching the bay. you see some of the heaviest rain near millvalely. i got reports of heavy rainfall, maybe a quarter inch an hour rainfall out toward san rafael as well as out toward richmond. check out san francisco in the outer richmond, the outer sunset. the rain is falling out toward the loan mountain. you have rain out toward daily city and the bay view district and showers now down toward shark park in pacifica and san francisco airport. drop across the bay over toward emeryville up in broadway terrace. you have showers up in orinda as well. these showers now are starting to increase and they will continue to increase as we go through the next hour so as this system starts to work its way south.
rasmussen and he tells us getting around requires a lot of patience, eric. >> reporter: it certainly did tonight. julie right now we're down to just the slightest mist but the rain was coming down at a good clip. actually talked to some people who said they tried to wait out the run and the rain in the afternoon commute. but when they got on the roads tonight they still got stuck in some heavy traffic. wet roads and rattled nerves had some drivers waiting an hour or more just to get across the bay bridge from san francisco to oakland. >> how's your commute going tonight? >> sucks. >> it's not a good commute. >> reporter: drivers in the east bay shared that frustration. chopper2 captured this massive back up on 580 near liver mother this afternoon even after crews cleared a big rig crash on the highway. parts of the north bay saw some of the heaviest rain tonight but it did not stop natalie from walking her two husky, max and burne. >> there's a story about the two mischievous boys. >> reporter: and they're out in the rain. >> dragging me as usual. where i live over here it floods a bit.
will not forget that. >> reporter: this is their grandson's memorial. bill showed us what he wears around his neck. his youth unmistakable. one year ago today josh learned a roadside bomb ended tonight. tonight people gathered in front of veteran's memorial hall. they remembered the marine's life and how he changed theirs. >> ♪ >> reporter: with a hand over her heart and eyed crossed, denise remembers the loss of others. >> the lives lost in this community are priceless. >> we weren't sure if we wanted to have something because we didn't know that the day would bring us as far as emotions but more and more people were asking and it seemed like they wanted to come together. >> reporter: remembers their son in such a public way helps the foundation started in honor of josh's death. as the group grows the support hasn't waiverred. >> the response in the town was amazed and it hasn't waiverred a built. >> reporter: primo's donated 10% of their proceeds for anyone who came in and mentioned josh's foundation. >>> the service at evergreen cemetery recalled america's worse mass suicide. coleader jones a
live. >> how can you do that to someone and live with yourself. >> reporter: san josi police told us by phone that the shooting happened moments before 1:30 this morning, but investigators already have witnesses. police won't say much other than there is no quick fix to the number of homicides seen in this city over the last few years. last years hit 40. this past august police dealt with a violent crime spree lasting eleven days. eight people died. the deputyf department spokesman says with less than ten gang-related he is reluctant to tie it to gang activity. >> it's just devastating. >> reporter: but for neighbors in this complex, this is a story about their loss, and what one family will never get back. >> he wasn't a troublemaker. he was a good person. he was a good father. >> why did they have to get a gun and take someone's life? that is what i don't get. >> reporter: robert agulto leaves behind two young children, ages 3 and 1. police haven't made any arrests. reporting live in san josi, jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police in menlo park are investigating a driv
down as ktvu's laurean blanco told us at least one person had a run in with police. >> if you continue to ignore me, i'm going to have to take you to jail. >> reporter: what started as a protest against measure f turned into a confrontation with cops. an officer sited one protester for blocking the sidewalk. >> we don't want to see measure f pass. it's blatantly unconstitutional. >> reporter: the measure bans sitting on the sidewalk between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. people parked on the popular walk way today tells us it's counter to the city's counter culture. >> this is one of the few places where people actually walk instead of drive. it's hard to reach people nowadays. >> a lot of our people tell us they're uncomfortable. a lot of people in berkeley say i don't go to telegraph anymore. >> we need to reclaim our public places so everybody feels comfortable and enjoys the downtown. >> reporter: these protesters would make the same argument for different reasons. >> let's get together and stop these rules ♪ sitting shouldn't be so hard to do. >> reporter: if measure f passes, it woul
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to vehicles might be covered we auto insurance. >>> port officials tell us via e-mail that benjamin will not receive any severance or payment in exchange for his retirement. the board is still investigating quan. we've been told he's left the country. the retirement of its executive director follow our ktvu investigation including a 5,000 bill from a houston strip club charged to the port. >>> 26-year-old garrett gibson is recovered from a major concussion as well as scrapes and bruises. he was hit by an suv while bicycling yesterday morning. investigators say the suspect was driving a late model black porsche cayanne. if caught the driver could be hit felony charges for hit-and- run and theft since the bicycle is still missing. >>> police say they show one of the kidnappers at an atm last week. investigators say the two men held a 57-year-old woman captive for several hours while they drove around using her atm card. the man in the video is described as white in his early to mid-20s, 5'11", about 185 pounds with short dark hair. the second kidnapper is described as white in his ea
-- heather family and friends have been gather here at the hospital. and they just told us the name of the victim, sandica patel and her daughter sal. >> reporter: relatives and friends came to the hospital to keep a vigil to the mother and daughter. they're also mourning the death of another daughter, misha tandel. featured here on her facebook page. >> i didn't know it would turn out like this. i'm just very sorry that it had to happen. >> reporter: the highway patrol says nisha was driving in her family's gold lexus suv when her vehicle slammed into the back of a police cruiser. >> for an unknown reason the gold suv swerved to the right, struck our patrol car, the left rear and continued to overturn. >> reporter: the chp says alcohol and drugs were not factors in the accident. and it's still trying to determine what caused the father to veer off the road. friends tell us the tandel family had driven from san bruno late last night to the gilroy outlets to go shopping. >> they wanted to go shopping for black friday. and then so like this morning, they were coming back from gilroy.
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